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Po, 18, is hoping to recall the form that netted him a 4&3 victory over Jolo Magcalayo last year, more so after the Cebuano bet took an early exit in the recent MVPSF Visayas Regional Match Play where he was booted out right in the second round. But he has vowed to redeem himself with a strong showing ...
Po bowed to unfancied Jufil Sato in the second round of the MVPSF Visayas Regional Match Play at his home course at Cebu Country Club two weeks ago but the 18-year-old Cebuano remains confident of scoring a repeat in the upcoming event he ruled via 4&3 victory over Jolo Magcalayo last year.

"The first one is, I will repair and equip hospitals in the south, particularly in Jolo and Basilan. They don't have CT Scan, MRI – and competent doctors," said the Philippine leader. He prefers the money be used in this manner instead of funding infrastructure projects, which the President are not so urgent.
ZAMBOANGA CITY – Unidentified gunmen shot dead the human resource officer of the Sulu Integrated Provincial Health Office past 7 p.m. Thursday. The military immediately imposed a lockdown in Jolo town “to possibly apprehend the perpetrators,” according to Brigadier General Cirilito Sobejana, the ...
Chief Superintendent Graciano Mijares of the Police Regional Office-Autonomous Region in Muslim Mindanao said Friday Edmiraldo Suliano Wee, 38, died on the spot when gunmen attacked him Thursday night while on a motorcycle in Barangay San Raymundo in Jolo town. Jolo is the provincial capital ...
The presence of the so-called Islamic State in the Philippines continues to be a significant threat in this region. After Marawi, IS fighters have been reported as still active in the southern part of the country. Jolo and Maguindanao are likely to be the next IS stronghold. By Syed Huzaifah Bin Othman Alkaff and ...

Jolo Revilla marked three years after he nearly faced death when he mistakenly shot himself. The Cavite vice governor shared on Instagram a picture of himself atop a set of stones. “Exactly 3 years ago today was a turning point in my life. God gave me a second chance to live,” he wrote in the caption.
JOLO, Philippines (AP) — At least 29 detainees escaped from a jail in the southern Philippines on Saturday when a guard briefly left his post, but 17 of them were immediately captured when law enforcers fired warning shots, police said. The 12 detainees who managed to escape successfully from the ...
JOLO, Philippines — Police said Sunday they were hunting for 12 of 29 inmates who escaped from a jail on Jolo island that is the stronghold of Islamist militants. The detainees bolted from a prison inside a police station in war-torn Jolo on Saturday where they were being held mostly on drugs charges.
KOTA KINABALU • Wanted Malaysian militant Amin Bacho is among the 40 remaining Islamic State in Iraq and Syria (ISIS) gunmen who have joined the Abu Sayyaf group on Jolo island where they are believed to be abducting locals to fund their network in the east coast of Sabah. According to intelligence ...
“So far, they (the militants) have carried out local kidnappings in Jolo itself but they are likely to look beyond soon,” the sources were quoted as saying. The news report said the group has been terrorising the Sabah's east coast with numerous abductions in the past decade. The most recent case happened ...
SUSPECTED members of the Abu Sayyaf Group (ASG) abducted on Wednesday, February 14, a government engineer in Jolo, Sulu. Joint Task Force Sulu commander Brigadier General Cirilito Sobejana said engineer Enrico Nee of the local Department of Public Works and Highway (DPWH) was forcibly ...
Philippine troops killed five Abu Sayyaf Group (ASG) militants during a firefight on the southern island of Jolo that left seven soldiers injured, the military said Monday. Elite troops with Marine Battalion Landing Team 3 were patrolling a remote village in Panamao town when ASG fighters attacked them on ...
JOLO, Sulu: Shock and grief still linger more than two decades after the brutal assassination of Bishop Benjamin de Jesus, an advocate of Christian-Muslim dialogue. Christian and Muslim residents of Jolo often marked February 4, the day the missionary bishop was gunned down as he was driving his jeep ...
Fitness alert! Cavite Vice Governor Jolo Revilla is feeling healthier and inspired after a dramatic weight loss. The son of former Senator Bong Revilla and Bacoor Mayor Lani Mercado has lost 59 pounds following a strict exercise and diet regimen since last year. He now weighs 158 lbs from the 217 lbs in ...
... stop illegal logging in the Sierra Madre mountain ranges. Its previous base of operations was in Bulacan province. ADVERTISEMENT. Also on Feb. 4, Santos is welcoming back the 69th IB, which had been assigned in Jolo, Sulu for 18 months following seven years of stints in several Mindanao areas.
Alamia said her office would like to hear from Jolo officials on their mechanisms that address 4Ps' problems and issues. The Regional Government would also ask for LGU officials' full commitment in upholding clean implementation of the government's programs and projects. She said an awareness ...

ART PATRON and literary writer Aida Rivera Ford celebrated her 92nd birthday last week, in a celebration participated in by the students and administrators of Ford Academy of the Arts. Ford was born on January 22, 1926, in storied Jolo, Sulu. Her father, the late Judge Pablo Rivera, was assigned there.
Or, perhaps you live in or around Jolo, WV and still haven't tasted all the best meals around town. Let our top list be your guide to great eats around. From Mexican to Vietnamese, to Italian, to Sushi – our list includes a taste from around the world right here in or near Jolo, WV. The United States has ...
Kinilig si Cavite Vice Governor Jolo Revilla sa interbyu ni Boy Abunda kay Jodi Sta. Maria sa Tonight With Boy Abunda noong Lunes dahil for the first time, inamin ng aktres sa publiko na ibinigay na niya kay Jolo ang kanyang puso. Maligayang-maligaya si Jolo sa ginawa ni Jodi dahil kahit open siya ...
Ilo, Jolo, and Chargualaf manned the goal for Ali'i and totaled for nine saves. Meanwhile, in the co-ed U15 division, Fake Madrid and Betde United defeated their respective opponents. Fake Madrid pounded Marianas United, 22-1, for a rousing start in the tournament. Kaden Church and Paulynn Joyce ...
Fifty-two players made the cut at 150 with Thai Parama Chansue, Eric Gallardo, Cookie La'O and Joseph Suarez all carding 74s to join Erwin Arcillas (75), Kris Etter (75), Omar Dungca (77), Jobim Carlos (80) and amateur Jolo Magcalayo (76) at 44th. Young Justin Quiban, who scored a breakthrough in the ...
Nebras Power shall continue its efforts to increase its electricity production capacity, taking into account the importance of the diversity of fuel and technology used,” said Khalid Mohammed Jolo, Chief Executive Officer of Nebras Power. Faisal Obeid Al Siddiqi, Chief Business Development Officer at Nebras ...
Southeast Asian extremists are akin to the many-headed hydra, reviving and surfacing quickly following a successful counter-terrorism operation by the authorities. In the post-Marawi era, Amin Baco is believed to be hiding in Basilan or Jolo, and is probably planning a counter-attack in the near future.
PDEA-Central Visayas Director Emerson Margate said that they intercepted the bulk of shabu coming from Zamboanga and Jolo in Mindanao. "They took advantage of the influx of the two million revelers and tourists who flocked in the Sinulog. We coordinated with our counterparts from PDEA Region 9 ...
At least four individuals were arrested with 290 grams of confiscated shabu on January 18. Another 5 drug suspects who were carrying 805 grams of shabu were apprehended on January 20. During the fiesta celebration last Sunday, two men from Jolo who had 200 grams of illegal drugs were also arrested ...
MANILA, Philippines — The National Bureau of Investigation (NBI) plans to open 50 more satellite offices this year. The agency said the move aims to lessen the long lines in securing NBI clearance and to bring government services closer to the public. “As far as Jolo, we will have an office. The latest is that ...
Christopher Allen Hurt, 27, Richlands. Wanted for probation violation stemming from distribution of narcotics. • Shaun Tyler Mills, 25, Bluefield, Va. Wanted for felony burglary. • Mark Anthony Hicks, 45, Jolo, W.Va. Wanted for felony larceny and reckless driving. • Jeannie Marie Clemens, 35, Abingdon, Va.
COTABATO CITY — The Abu Sayyaf killed a Vietnamese it had been holding captive in Sulu, authorities said Monday. The remains of Pham Minh Tuan, the captain of the MV Royal 16 who was abducted by the Abu Sayyaf on Nov. 11 last year, were recovered on Saturday, Dec. 9, in the coastal village of ...
Kuala Lumpur: Two men, who were arrested hours before the 29th SEA Games closing ceremony in August, have claimed trial to charges of having ties with the Abu Sayyaf terror group. Hajar Abdul Mubin, 25, from Sabah who is also known as Abu Asrie, was charged under Section 130KA of the Penal ...
The body of Pham Minh Tuan, the captain of the M/V Royal 16 vessel who was taken hostage along with five crew members by Abu Sayyaf militants in November 2016, was recovered in a coastal village on Jolo island at the weekend, military officials said. “Tuan's remains were airlifted to Manila and turned ...
KUALA LUMPUR: Two men, who were arrested hours before the 29th SEA Games closing ceremony in August, have claimed trial to charges of having ties with the Abu Sayyaf terror group. Hajar Abdul Mubin, 25, from Sabah who is also known as Abu Asrie, was charged under Section 130KA of the Penal ...
Chief Superintendent Graciano Mijares of the Police Regional Office-Autonomous Region in Muslim Mindanao said on Saturday that Tuan's remains were exhumed Friday in Sitio Kasulutan in seaside Barangay Bus-Bus in Jolo. "The operation that resulted in the recovery of his remains was an initiative of ...
MANILA, Philippines – A Jolo councilor who was abducted by the Abu Sayyaf Group (ASG) in September was freed on Wednesday, November 1, according to the military. "Jolo Councilor Ezeddin Tan who was abducted by the ASG members last 27 September was released on 01 November 2017," said ...
MANILA, Philippines – A Jolo, Sulu municipal councilor was abducted Wednesday evening, September 27. According to Brigadier General Cirilito Sobejana, commander of the Joint Task Force Sulu, Councilor Ezeddin Tan was biking with friends along Barangays Tagbak and Timbangan in neighboring ...
Sakur Tan Sr. who said that two Indonesian kidnapped victims were brought to his house in Barangay Asturias, Jolo, Sulu by a concerned citizen. He said the two freed kidnap victims were immediately fetched by operatives from the Joint Task Force Sulu for medical examination and custodial debriefing.
The victims were brought to Kuta Heneral Teodulfo Station Hospital in Jolo for treatment. “All adjacent units were directed to establish a strong defensive position,” Sobejana said. The indirect fires towards the Abu Sayyaf position prompted them to withdraw. Sobejana could not determine if there were ...
Sandakan: A kumpit (cargo boat) on its way to Jolo, in the Philippines from here almost sank after it sprang a leak and got stranded in Kinabatangan waters, early Tuesday. The MV Lady Joanna II , carrying 16,000 sacks of rice and 1,000 sacks of sugar left Sandakan at about 6am when those onboard ...
In 2001, Pangilinan cited the Moro National Liberation Front's attack on Army headquarters in Jolo, Sulu, but “martial law was never declared.” He added that in 2008 in North Cotabato, 1,500 MILF rebels led by Umbra Kato burnt homes, displacing thousands and killing at least 40. It was adressed, he said, ...
Kuala Lumpur: Two men, who were arrested hours before the 29th SEA Games closing ceremony in August, have claimed trial to charges of having ties with the Abu Sayyaf terror group. Hajar Abdul Mubin, 25, from Sabah who is also known as Abu Asrie, was charged under Section 130KA of the Penal ...
COTABATO CITY — The Abu Sayyaf killed a Vietnamese it had been holding captive in Sulu, authorities said Monday. The remains of Pham Minh Tuan, the captain of the MV Royal 16 who was abducted by the Abu Sayyaf on Nov. 11 last year, were recovered on Saturday, Dec. 9, in the coastal village of ...
VIETNAM-ABU-SAYYAF-1 PETALING JAYA: A Vietnamese ship captain kidnapped in southern Philippine waters near the Eastern Sabah Security Zone (Esszone) last year was found killed, Philippine media has reported. Pham Minh Tuan was found by police in Jolo, believed to have been executed by his ...
KUALA LUMPUR: Two men, who were arrested hours before the 29th SEA Games closing ceremony in August, have claimed trial to charges of having ties with the Abu Sayyaf terror group. Hajar Abdul Mubin, 25, from Sabah who is also known as Abu Asrie, was charged under Section 130KA of the Penal ...
The body of Pham Minh Tuan, the captain of the M/V Royal 16 vessel who was taken hostage along with five crew members by Abu Sayyaf militants in November 2016, was recovered in a coastal village on Jolo island at the weekend, military officials said. “Tuan's remains were airlifted to Manila and turned ...
Kuala Lumpur: Two men, who were arrested hours before the 29th SEA Games closing ceremony in August, have claimed trial to charges of having ties with the Abu Sayyaf terror group. Hajar Abdul Mubin, 25, from Sabah who is also known as Abu Asrie, was charged under Section 130KA of the Penal ...
Soldiers return to camp after an encounter with members of Abu Sayyaf terrorists in Patikul town, Sulu province in Mindanao on August 26, 2016. AFP. ZAMBOANGA CITY – Four commanders of the military task forces in Western Mindanao reported more than 350 neutralized Abu Sayyaf terrorists since ...
Chief Superintendent Graciano Mijares of the Police Regional Office-Autonomous Region in Muslim Mindanao said on Saturday that Tuan's remains were exhumed Friday in Sitio Kasulutan in seaside Barangay Bus-Bus in Jolo. "The operation that resulted in the recovery of his remains was an initiative of ...
Panel Discussion on Analytics & AI [L-R]: Dan Meyer(Moderator), Seon Park, Richard Guinto, Jolo Balbin, Ron Baetiong, Stephanie Sy, and Arvin Yason. [L-R: Dan Meyer(Moderator), Seon Park, Richard Guinto, Jolo Balbin, Ron Baetiong, Stephanie Sy, and Arvin Yason.] Moreover, the second day of the ...
President Rodrigo Duterte with visiting American actor Steven Seagal gestures during his courtesy call at the Malacanang presidential palace in Manila October 13, 2017. — Reuters picMANILA, Dec 3 — Philippine President Rodrigo Duterte brought in a special guest on Friday to rally troops battling ...
Sobejana said the victims are “the poorest of the poor in Jolo. He said they sold their properties “at a very low cost” and their neighbors contributed to raise the money demanded by the Abu Sayyaf. The six were seized by the Abu Sayyaf, led by one Roger Samlahon, in Barangay Anuling, Patikul town on ...


 

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